phos·pho·res·cent adjective \-sənt\ : of or relating to a type of light that glows softly in the dark and that does not produce heat. Wrong, Merriam-Webster. In this case, there was plenty of heat.
The Old Rock House seemed calm towards the beginning of the night, with just enough people to fill the outer booths of the lower level. As the night went on, however, the venue slowly filled up for the two bands that brought their indie New York sounds to St. Louis.
The Billiken Club at St. Louis University is an intimate and inexpensive (as in free admission) way to enjoy some of the more buzzed-about bands in indie music. On Tuesday night the student-run music venue hosted Philadelphia's the War On Drugs and Brooklyn's Caveman, the first show of its fall lineup.